TOP TOTAL WEEDER

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • TOP TOTAL WEEDER
  • Class:
  • AgChem
  • Medicine domain:
  • Plants
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • TOP TOTAL WEEDER
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic group:
  • BRICKWORK AND/OR PATH | DOMESTIC AND/OR PUBLIC AREA | INDUSTRIAL LAND OR AREA | RIGHT-OF-WAY - GENERAL | RIGHTS OF WAY - GENERAL
  • Therapeutic area:
  • HERBICIDE
  • Therapeutic indications:
  • ANNUAL BROADLEAF WEED | ANNUAL GRASS WEED | PERENNIAL BROADLEAF WEED | PERENNIAL GRASS WEED | ANNUAL GRASSES

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)
  • Authorization status:
  • Archived
  • Authorization number:
  • 31247
  • Last update:
  • 09-08-2016

19-1-2019

Safety for the environment of vitamin D3 for salmonids

Safety for the environment of vitamin D3 for salmonids

Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP Panel) of EFSA assessed the safety for the target species and the consumer of the use of a maximum total level of 1.5 mg vitamin D3/kg feed in fish nutrition (2017). The assessment was based on data that had been provided by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA). Since the data set provided by the NFSA did not include any new information concerning the safety for the user and the environment...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2017

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2017

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 The main objectives of EFSA's activities on emerging risks are: (i) to carry out activities to identify emerging risks in the areas within the remit of EFSA; and (ii) to develop and improve emerging risk identification methodologies and approaches. The current technical report summarises the activities of all groups involved in the emerging risk identification procedure, the issues identified in the course of 2017, a description of methodologies being developed and collabo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose isomerase from Streptomyces murinus (strain NZYM‐GA)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose isomerase from Streptomyces murinus (strain NZYM‐GA)

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The food enzyme is a glucose isomerase (d‐xylose aldose‐ketose‐isomerase; EC 5.3.1.5) produced with a non‐genetically modified Streptomyces murinus strain NZYM‐GA by Novozymes A/S. The glucose isomerase is intended only to be used in an immobilised form in glucose isomerisation for the production of high fructose syrups. Residual amounts of total organic solids are removed by the purification steps applied during the production of high fructose syrups using the immobilised...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the application for renewal of authorisation of organic form of selenium produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 (Alkosel®) for all animal species. The FEEDAP Panel has delivered two opinions (on 2007 and 2016) on the safety and efficacy of the additive. The additive is characterised as organic selenium mainly selenomethionine (63%); it was ini...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

10-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme alpha‐amylase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzb48)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme alpha‐amylase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzb48)

Published on: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 The food enzyme alpha‐amylase (4‐α‐d‐glucan glucanohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.1) is produced with a genetically modified strain of Trichoderma reesei by Danisco US Inc. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This α‐amylase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and brewing processes. Residual amounts of total organic solids (TOS) are removed by distill...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

3-1-2019

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Expands Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is expanding its voluntary recall from 2 lots of Losartan potassium tablets USP to a total of 10 lots, to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Hetero Labs Limited. Torrent is only recalling lots of losartan-containing products that contain N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) above the acceptable daily intake levels released by the FDA.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-12-2018

National Research Programme for Environmental and Occupational Health:  43 projects selected and €7.4 million mobilised  for the 2018 calls for projects

National Research Programme for Environmental and Occupational Health: 43 projects selected and €7.4 million mobilised for the 2018 calls for projects

Today, ANSES is publishing the list of projects selected as part of its two 2018 calls for research projects for the National Research Programme for Environmental and Occupational Health: the first for projects on a general theme, and the second on the theme of "radiofrequencies and health". Following the selection process, 43 projects were selected with funding amounting to a total of 7.4 million euros.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

18-12-2018

Enovachem Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Dyural-40 and Dyural-80 Convenience Kits Containing Recalled Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9% Due to Latex Hazard

Enovachem Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Dyural-40 and Dyural-80 Convenience Kits Containing Recalled Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9% Due to Latex Hazard

Torrance, CA, Asclemed USA Inc is voluntarily recalling 20 lots of Dyural-40 and 61 lots of Dyural-80, to the user level. The products include recalled Sodium Chloride, USP, 0.9% manufactured by Fresenius Kabi, which has been recalled due to product labeling incorrectly stating stoppers do not contain latex.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-12-2018

Michigan-based food manufacturer agrees to stop operations after repeated food safety violations

Michigan-based food manufacturer agrees to stop operations after repeated food safety violations

Saranac Brand Foods, Inc. specialized in a variety of 35 different ready-to-eat foods, including prepared salads, dips, and sauces.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-12-2018

Vijf jaar NIX brengt normverandering roken en drinken op gang

Vijf jaar NIX brengt normverandering roken en drinken op gang

Op 1 januari is het precies vijf jaar geleden dat de leeftijdsgrens voor roken en drinken werd verhoogd naar 18 jaar. In deze periode is er veel veranderd, blijkt uit een recente peiling in opdracht van het ministerie van VWS. Zo vindt ongeveer driekwart van de ouders en tieners het ‘normaal’ dat je pas mag roken en drinken vanaf 18 jaar. 78,2% van de ouders vindt dit tegenover 75,4% van de jongeren. De afgelopen jaren is het gebruik van alcohol onder tieners teruggelopen. Sinds 2011 gaat het in de total...

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

14-12-2018

Risk to human health related to the presence of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and perfluorooctanoic acid in food

Risk to human health related to the presence of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and perfluorooctanoic acid in food

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific evaluation on the risks to human health related to the presence of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in food. Regarding PFOS and PFOA occurrence, the final data set available for dietary exposure assessment contained a total of 20,019 analytical results (PFOS n = 10,191 and PFOA n = 9,828). There were large differences between upper and lower bound exposure due to analytical methods with i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-12-2018

Analysis of hunting statistics collection frameworks for wild boar across Europe and proposals for improving the harmonisation of data collection

Analysis of hunting statistics collection frameworks for wild boar across Europe and proposals for improving the harmonisation of data collection

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 Heterogeneities in the wild boar data collection frameworks across Europe were analysed using questionnaires to explore comparability of hunting data in the short term and propose a common framework for future collection. Fifty‐seven respondents representing 32 countries covering more than 95% of European territory participated to the questionnaire. The most frequently recorded information in the official statistics included the quantity of animals shot per hunting ground ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-12-2018

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 This report of the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control presents the results of zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2017 in 37 European countries (28 Member States (MS) and nine non-MS). Campylobacteriosis was the commonest reported zoonosis and its EU trend for confirmed human cases increasing since 2008 stabilised during 2013–2017. The decreasing EU trend for confirmed human salmonellosis cases since 2008 end...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-12-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzd22)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzd22)

Published on: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 The food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) is produced with a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzd22) by DuPont. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production, bakery and brewery. Residual amounts of total organic solids (TOS) are removed during the production of dis...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-11-2018

The European Union summary report on surveillance for the presence of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in 2017

The European Union summary report on surveillance for the presence of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in 2017

Published on: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 This report presents the results of surveillance on transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in bovine animals, sheep, goats, cervids and other animal species, as well as genotyping in sheep, carried out in 2017 in the European Union (EU) according to Regulation (EC) 999/2001, and in Iceland, Norway and Switzerland. In total, 1,312,714 cattle were tested by the 28 EU Member States (MSs) which is a decrease of 3% compared with 2016; 18,526 were tested by the three n...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

28-11-2018

ANSES provides access to the data from its study on dietary exposure of children under three years of age to chemicals

ANSES provides access to the data from its study on dietary exposure of children under three years of age to chemicals

ANSES is publishing all the data from its Infant Total Diet Study (iTDS). Available as OpenData on the official website data.gouv.fr, this document presents all the data on concentrations of chemical residues or contaminants in the diet of children under three years of age. "Total Diet Studies" (TDS) are national surveys that aim to estimate people's exposure to chemical contaminants in food. They rely on the analysis of a large number of substances in food samples that reflect consumption by the popula...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

27-11-2018

ÖHLINS RACING AB recalls Front Air Suspension Bicycle Forks

ÖHLINS RACING AB recalls Front Air Suspension Bicycle Forks

The right-side top cap on some forks may not be adequately torqued which in some cases may lead to the top cap working itself free through riding. When this happens, the air cartridge may abruptly spring out of the stanchion tube causing a risk of injury to the rider.

Health Canada

22-11-2018

National Research Programme on Environmental and Occupational Health:  calls for research projects issued for 2019

National Research Programme on Environmental and Occupational Health: calls for research projects issued for 2019

ANSES is today issuing its annual calls for research projects as part of the National Research Programme on Environmental and Occupational Health. The 2019 edition of this programme will include two calls for projects with total funding of 8 million euros: a general one on the themes of environmental health and occupational health, which includes a budget of 2 million euros devoted to the topic of endocrine disruptors, and a second specific one on the theme of radiofrequencies and health.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

21-11-2018

Fresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9% Due to Product Labeling Incorrectly Stating Stoppers Do Not Contain Latex

Fresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9% Due to Product Labeling Incorrectly Stating Stoppers Do Not Contain Latex

Fresenius Kabi USA is voluntarily recalling 163 lots of Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9%, 10 mL fill in a 10 mL vial and Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9%, 20 mL fill in a 20 mL vial to the user level. The product insert states that stoppers for both the 10mL and the 20mL vials do not contain natural rubber latex; the tray label for the two vial sizes and the vial label for the 20mL vial also state that the stoppers do not contain latex. The product is being recalled because the stoppers contain n...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-11-2018

Extensive Literature Search, Selection for Relevance and Data Extraction of Studies Related to the Toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in Experimental Animals

Extensive Literature Search, Selection for Relevance and Data Extraction of Studies Related to the Toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in Experimental Animals

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDD), polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) and dioxin‐like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL‐PCBs) are detected ubiquitously in the environment, diet and human tissues. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) CONTAM Panel received a mandate from the European Commission for a scientific opinion on the risks for human and animal health related to the presence of dioxins and DL‐PCBs in food and feed. To support preparatory work for the hazard i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Extensive literature search, selection for relevance and data extraction of studies related to the toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in humans

Extensive literature search, selection for relevance and data extraction of studies related to the toxicity of PCDD/Fs and DL‐PCBs in humans

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 To enable the hazard identification and characterisation in the risk assessment for humans related to the seventeen 2,3,7,8‐substituted dioxins (PCCDs) and furans (PCDFs) and the twelve dioxin‐like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL‐PCBs), EFSA outsourced an extensive literature search (ELS), followed by selection for relevance and extraction of relevant data for consideration in the risk assessment. Two tailored search strategies for Web of Science (WoS) and PubMed for identif...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins (PCDD/Fs) and DL‐PCBs in feed and food. The data from experimental animal and epidemiological studies were reviewed and it was decided to base the human risk assessment on effects observed in humans and to use animal data as supportive evidence. The critical effect was on semen quality, following pre‐ and postnatal exposure. The critical s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

FDA warns about severe worsening of multiple sclerosis after stopping the medicine Gilenya (fingolimod)

FDA warns about severe worsening of multiple sclerosis after stopping the medicine Gilenya (fingolimod)

FDA warns about severe worsening of multiple sclerosis after stopping the medicine Gilenya (fingolimod)

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-11-2018

Gilenya (fingolimod): Drug Safety Communication - Severe Worsening of Multiple Sclerosis After Stopping the Medicine

Gilenya (fingolimod): Drug Safety Communication - Severe Worsening of Multiple Sclerosis After Stopping the Medicine

FDA is warning that when the multiple sclerosis (MS) medicine Gilenya (fingolimod) is stopped, the disease can become much worse than before the medicine was started or while it was being taken. This MS worsening is rare but can result in permanent disability.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM‐FA)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM‐FA)

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 The food enzyme is an endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) produced with a genetically modified strain of Aspergillus oryzae by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This xylanase is intended to be used in baking and cereal‐based processes. Based on the proposed maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organic solids (TOS) was e...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐OC)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐OC)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐a‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐OC by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels recommended, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐SO)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐SO)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐SO by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase from a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis (strain NZYM‐JB)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase from a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis (strain NZYM‐JB)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase (α‐acetolactate decarboxylase; EC 4.1.1.5) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis strain NZYM‐JB by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This acetolactate decarboxylase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and brewing processes. Residual amounts of total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-11-2018

Waupaca Elevator Company recalls certain Custom Lift Residential Elevators

Waupaca Elevator Company recalls certain Custom Lift Residential Elevators

The elevator cab can fall unexpectedly to the bottom of the elevator shaft and abruptly stop, posing an injury hazard to consumers in the elevator cab.

Health Canada

7-11-2018

Regionale top X- aanpak voor personen met verward gedrag

Regionale top X- aanpak voor personen met verward gedrag

Een aantal zorg- en veiligheidshuizen ontwikkelt een intensieve persoonsgerichte aanpak om in de regio personen met verward gedrag – de top X - beter in beeld te krijgen. Er zijn personen met een psychiatrische aandoening, die in verschillende mate agressief, ontwrichtend en gevaarlijk gedrag vertonen. Een specifieke groep lijkt verantwoordelijk voor een belangrijk deel van de overlast en risicovolle situaties. Deze groep vraagt extra aandacht van alle partijen: de politie, openbaar ministerie (OM), zorg...

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

1-11-2018

Three research projects to increase our knowledge of medicinal cannabis

Three research projects to increase our knowledge of medicinal cannabis

Three projects have just been granted funds to give us more knowledge about the efficacy of medicinal cannabis. A total of DKK 5 million have been distributed of the funds that were appropriated by the negotiating parliamentary parties under the special funds agreement 2018-2021 to accumulate scientific knowledge of medicinal cannabis.

Danish Medicines Agency

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain LMG S‐24584)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain LMG S‐24584)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) is produced with the genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain LMG S‐24584 by Puratos N. V. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The Panel noted that, although the production strain was not detected in the food enzyme, recombinant DNA was present in all batches of the food enzyme tested. The food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels re...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BW)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BW)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase (EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain NZYM‐BW by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase food enzyme is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and starch processing for the production of glucose syrups. Residu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety of the food enzyme glucoamylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BF)

Safety of the food enzyme glucoamylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BF)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucoamylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase; EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This glucoamylase is intended to be used in brewing processes and in starch processing for glucose syrups production. Residual amounts of total organic s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme α‐amylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐MC)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme α‐amylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐MC)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme alpha‐amylase (4‐α‐d‐glucan glucanohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.1) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This α‐amylase is intended to be used in starch processing for glucose syrups production, beverage alcohol (distilling) processes and baking proces...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a strain of Lactobacillus hilgardii and of Lactobacillus buchneri when used as a technological additive intended to improve ensiling at a proposed application rate of 3.0 x 108 colony forming units (CFU)/kg fresh material. The two bacterial species are considered by EFS...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-10-2018

FDA takes action to stop the use of lead acetate in hair dyes

FDA takes action to stop the use of lead acetate in hair dyes

FDA takes action to stop the use of lead acetate in hair dyes. FDA will no longer allow lead acetate to be used in certain hair coloring products based on data that demonstrate that there is no longer a reasonable certainty of no harm from the use of this color additive.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

24-10-2018

Cub Cadet LLC recalls Cub Cadet RZT SX EFI Zero-Turn Riding Mower

Cub Cadet LLC recalls Cub Cadet RZT SX EFI Zero-Turn Riding Mower

The fill neck on the top of the fuel tank assembly of the affected mowers can experience stress cracking. This condition can cause fuel to leak from the fill neck during refilling or for the fill neck to shear off from the top of the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.

Health Canada

24-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Hostazym® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets

Safety and efficacy of Hostazym® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets

Published on: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of HOSTAZYM® X as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets. The additive HOSTAZYM® X contains endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase and is available in liquid and solid formulations. This product is authorised as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, tu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

23-10-2018

Federal judge enters consent decree against Tennessee over-the-counter drug manufacturer

Federal judge enters consent decree against Tennessee over-the-counter drug manufacturer

A federal court orders a Tennessee-based company to stop selling over-the-counter (OTC) drug products

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-10-2018

Ryerson Canada and Vista Railings Systems Inc. recall Various ProBuilt Aluminum Deck Railing Posts

Ryerson Canada and Vista Railings Systems Inc. recall Various ProBuilt Aluminum Deck Railing Posts

Certain ProBuilt Aluminum Posts have an issue with the screws that affix the base plate to the post which may cause the post to separate from the base plate when forces over 334 pounds are applied horizontally to the top side of the post. As a result, the posts do not fully comply with local building code requirements and may pose a fall hazard.

Health Canada

4-10-2018

Silver Star Brands, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Human and Animal Drug Products Due to Microbial Contamination

Silver Star Brands, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Human and Animal Drug Products Due to Microbial Contamination

Silver Star Brands, Inc., is initiating a voluntary recall of six products for humans (including four Native Remedies® and two Healthful Naturals™) and two PetAlive® products for pets for a total of eight products with lot numbers, see table below, to the consumer level. The products have been tested and found to contain microbial contamination.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-10-2018

Garderie Dépôt recalls Dream on Me Portable Cribs

Garderie Dépôt recalls Dream on Me Portable Cribs

The distance between the top surface of the lowest fixed side and the top surface of the mattress support is lower than what is required by law, posing a fall hazard.

Health Canada

27-9-2018

Oscor Inc. Issues Recall of TB – Temporary Bipolar Pacing Lead (Unshrouded 2 mm Pins Models)

Oscor Inc. Issues Recall of TB – Temporary Bipolar Pacing Lead (Unshrouded 2 mm Pins Models)

During the use of some TB - Temporary Bipolar Pacing Leads, featuring the 2mm unshrouded connectors, the connector cap housing (see Picture 1, No. 2 Pin Cap and Cover) may slide and potentially expose the connection wire. In some instances, this may cause the wire to be more susceptible to loss of connectivity or breakage during movement of the cables causing interruption of the pacing system. The analysis of the returned devices attributed the failure to a design change of the cap housing of the pins. ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-9-2018

Cybex International Inc. Recalls Cybex Smith Press

Cybex International Inc. Recalls Cybex Smith Press

A fall hazard has been identified when a user has not fully engaged the weight bar hooks over the pins and has not set the safety stops, permitting the bar to fall near a user. Potential injuries range from minor to significant including paralysis, spinal fracture and injuries to the head and neck.

Health Canada

11-9-2018

Novel foods: a risk profile for the house cricket (Acheta domesticus)

Novel foods: a risk profile for the house cricket (Acheta domesticus)

Published on: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Novel foods could represent a sustainable alternative to traditional farming and conventional foodstuffs. Starting in 2018, Regulation (EU) 2283/2015 entered into force, laying down provisions for the approval of novel foods in Europe, including insects. This Approved Regulation establishes the requirements that enable Food Business Operators to bring new foods into the EU market, while ensuring high levels of food safety for European consumers. The present ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Protocol for the scientific opinion on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level of dietary sugars

Protocol for the scientific opinion on the Tolerable Upper Intake Level of dietary sugars

Published on: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In June 2016, EFSA received a mandate from the national food competent authorities of five European countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) to provide a dietary reference value (DRV) for sugars, with particular attention to added sugars. A draft protocol was developed with the aim of defining as much as possible beforehand the strategy that will be applied for collecting data, appraising the relevant evidence, and analysing and integrating t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

23-8-2018

Companies cease sales of e-liquids with labeling or advertising that resembled kid-friendly foods following FDA, FTC warnings

Companies cease sales of e-liquids with labeling or advertising that resembled kid-friendly foods following FDA, FTC warnings

FDA announced that all 17 manufacturers, distributors, and retailers that were warned in May have stopped selling the e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling or advertising resembling kid-friendly food products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-8-2018

Temporary Total Artificial Heart Companion 2 Driver System by SynCardia Systems: Letter to Health Care Providers - Risk of Mortality and Stroke

Temporary Total Artificial Heart Companion 2 Driver System by SynCardia Systems: Letter to Health Care Providers - Risk of Mortality and Stroke

FDA has reviewed the final results from the post-approval study conducted by SynCardia Systems, LLC. for their Temporary Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t) Companion 2 Driver System (C2 Driver System). These final results indicate a higher mortality rate and higher stroke rate for patients initially supported with the C2 Driver System compared to patients initially supported with the previous generation driver, the Circulatory Support System (CSS) Console.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-7-2018

FDA Awards Grants to Fund Studies for Drugs for Minor Uses/Minor Species

FDA Awards Grants to Fund Studies for Drugs for Minor Uses/Minor Species

FDA has awarded five grants totaling $650,000 to provide funding for studies to support the approval or conditional approval of three different products, including a cancer drug for dogs.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-7-2018

New York-based food processors agree to stop food preparation operations due to food safety violations

New York-based food processors agree to stop food preparation operations due to food safety violations

New York-based food processors agree to stop food preparation operations due to food safety violations

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-7-2018

Blissful Remedies Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Certain Kratom Powder Capsule

Blissful Remedies Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Certain Kratom Powder Capsule

Blissful Remedies., is voluntarily recalling only Lot No.: 112710 with expiration 03/2019 found embedded on the top of package of kratom ( mitragyn a speciosa) powder products, it manufactured, processed, packed, and/or held, between “March 1, 2018” to “April 30, 2018” to the consumer level. The products have been found by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) via sample testing to have salmonella contamination. Blissful Remedies has not received reports of adverse events related to this recall. ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

16-1-2019

TGA vs Industry time for GMP clearance applications

TGA vs Industry time for GMP clearance applications

We have started to accurately capture the processing times of CV applications by consistently applying our stop clock process throughout the entire application

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

29-11-2018


Orphan designation: Humanised IgG4 monoclonal antibody against total complement component 1, subcomponent s, Treatment of autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, 17/02/2016, Positive

Orphan designation: Humanised IgG4 monoclonal antibody against total complement component 1, subcomponent s, Treatment of autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, 17/02/2016, Positive

Orphan designation: Humanised IgG4 monoclonal antibody against total complement component 1, subcomponent s, Treatment of autoimmune haemolytic anaemia, 17/02/2016, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

1-11-2018

Protopic (Leo Pharma A/S)

Protopic (Leo Pharma A/S)

Protopic (Active substance: Tacrolimus) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2018)7343 of Thu, 01 Nov 2018

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

21-10-2018

Whether it’s funding scientific research, examining policy approaches to vexing safety issues, or launching public education campaigns, you can be assured that this is a top commitment for us, and #FDA is fully engaged in promoting and protecting the heal

Whether it’s funding scientific research, examining policy approaches to vexing safety issues, or launching public education campaigns, you can be assured that this is a top commitment for us, and #FDA is fully engaged in promoting and protecting the heal

Whether it’s funding scientific research, examining policy approaches to vexing safety issues, or launching public education campaigns, you can be assured that this is a top commitment for us, and #FDA is fully engaged in promoting and protecting the health of the nation’s women pic.twitter.com/euQki9iqsL

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-10-2018

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is in its 3rd week. This week's theme: “Strengthening the Cybersecurity Workforce Across All Sectors”. Go to  https://www.dhs.gov/stopthinkconnect … to see what #NCSAM is all about. #FDA #MedicalDevicespic.twitter.co

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is in its 3rd week. This week's theme: “Strengthening the Cybersecurity Workforce Across All Sectors”. Go to https://www.dhs.gov/stopthinkconnect … to see what #NCSAM is all about. #FDA #MedicalDevicespic.twitter.co

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is in its 3rd week. This week's theme: “Strengthening the Cybersecurity Workforce Across All Sectors”. Go to https://www.dhs.gov/stopthinkconnect … to see what #NCSAM is all about. #FDA #MedicalDevices pic.twitter.com/KBLIxo9CiV

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-10-2018

The 2nd week of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is here! This  week’s theme: “Cybersecurity = A Cross-Cutting Challenge to Tackle  Together”. Learn more about #NCSAM at   https://www.dhs.gov/stopthinkconnect …. #FDA #MedicalDevicespic.twitter.com/H

The 2nd week of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is here! This week’s theme: “Cybersecurity = A Cross-Cutting Challenge to Tackle Together”. Learn more about #NCSAM at https://www.dhs.gov/stopthinkconnect …. #FDA #MedicalDevicespic.twitter.com/H

The 2nd week of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is here! This week’s theme: “Cybersecurity = A Cross-Cutting Challenge to Tackle Together”. Learn more about #NCSAM at https://www.dhs.gov/stopthinkconnect …. #FDA #MedicalDevices pic.twitter.com/H3rUbSyLPq

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-9-2018

We want to help patients/caregivers know how to use pen needles correctly. FDA received reports of patients using standard pen needles to inject insulin w/o removing the inner needle cover. The cover stopped patients from getting the right amnt of insulin

We want to help patients/caregivers know how to use pen needles correctly. FDA received reports of patients using standard pen needles to inject insulin w/o removing the inner needle cover. The cover stopped patients from getting the right amnt of insulin

We want to help patients/caregivers know how to use pen needles correctly. FDA received reports of patients using standard pen needles to inject insulin w/o removing the inner needle cover. The cover stopped patients from getting the right amnt of insulin https://go.usa.gov/xPWZq  pic.twitter.com/LT9SptJge1

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-7-2018

Even when Essure is no longer sold, the #FDA will remain vigilant in protecting patients who’ve already had this device implanted. We’ll continue to monitor adverse events and publicly communicate any new safety findings on this - and any other device. ht

Even when Essure is no longer sold, the #FDA will remain vigilant in protecting patients who’ve already had this device implanted. We’ll continue to monitor adverse events and publicly communicate any new safety findings on this - and any other device. ht

Even when Essure is no longer sold, the #FDA will remain vigilant in protecting patients who’ve already had this device implanted. We’ll continue to monitor adverse events and publicly communicate any new safety findings on this - and any other device. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-20/bayer-to-stop-selling-contraceptive-implant-after-threats-by-fda …

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-7-2018

We'll integrate #FDA’s premarket and post-market activities through a reorganization in our medical device centers, creating a broader and deeper view of device safety, effectiveness and quality across the total product life cycle. Patient Safety is at th

We'll integrate #FDA’s premarket and post-market activities through a reorganization in our medical device centers, creating a broader and deeper view of device safety, effectiveness and quality across the total product life cycle. Patient Safety is at th

We'll integrate #FDA’s premarket and post-market activities through a reorganization in our medical device centers, creating a broader and deeper view of device safety, effectiveness and quality across the total product life cycle. Patient Safety is at the center of these efforts pic.twitter.com/msK4BH9BPQ

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-7-2018

The Medical Device Safety Action Plan focuses on five key areas: establishing a safety net, exploring regulatory options, spurring Innovation, advancing cybersecurity and advancing the Total Product Lifecycle approach to Device Safety. Let’s look at each

The Medical Device Safety Action Plan focuses on five key areas: establishing a safety net, exploring regulatory options, spurring Innovation, advancing cybersecurity and advancing the Total Product Lifecycle approach to Device Safety. Let’s look at each

The Medical Device Safety Action Plan focuses on five key areas: establishing a safety net, exploring regulatory options, spurring Innovation, advancing cybersecurity and advancing the Total Product Lifecycle approach to Device Safety. Let’s look at each area pic.twitter.com/aDwVxKGjyA

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-7-2018

Bayer to stop #Essure sales in the U.S.  https://go.usa.gov/xUnaA  #MedicalDevice

Bayer to stop #Essure sales in the U.S. https://go.usa.gov/xUnaA  #MedicalDevice

Bayer to stop #Essure sales in the U.S. https://go.usa.gov/xUnaA  #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration